Did you know Dick’s Sporting Goods employs nearly 200 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic contenders? There is an unbelievable amount of effort, sacrifice, and expense that it takes for these athletes to actually get there, and thanks to Dick’s Contenders program, they’re given the flexible schedules and income they need to help them achieve their dreams.
Why go the extra mile? Why give up so much? This video introduces us to a few of these athletes striving to make the U.S. Olympic Team this year and tells their stories of their grit and determination.